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Nov 17, 2019 - 03:01 pm .- For Aristotle, the definition of perfect friendship was so narrow that precious few could achieve it.
Oct 14, 2019 - 03:00 pm .- In his Friday remarks, William Barr warned of a rise in secularism that is intent upon the “organized destruction” of the Judeo-Christian ethic, which he said the U.S. was founded upon.
Oct 2, 2019 - 04:11 pm .- Students and observers are reacting to a hand-painted sign, posted outside an academic hall at the University of Notre Dame, bearing the words “There is Queer Blood on Homophobic Hands.” The sign implicates Catholic student journalists, faculty, and alumni for the deaths of people who identify as queer.
Sep 27, 2019 - 12:07 am .- It has been more than a full year since the sex abuse allegations against the former cardinal Theodore McCarrick and the publication of the Pennsylvania Grand Jury report set off a shockwave of further abuse accusations and investigations in the Church in the United States and beyond.
Mar 15, 2019 - 03:01 am .- Late last summer, as accusations of abuse against then-cardinal Theodore McCarrick surfaced, a grand jury report from Pennsylvania detailed decades and hundreds of cases of clerical abuse, and dioceses began listing their priests accused of sexual abuse, lay Catholics horrified by the news grasped for something they could do.
Jan 30, 2019 - 02:00 pm .- Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades, whose diocese includes the University of Notre Dame, made the invitation in a January 30 letter to the editor in The Observer, a student-run newspaper for the universities of Notre Dame and St. Mary’s. The letter asked all male students to consider joining the fraternal society.
Jan 21, 2019 - 06:01 pm .- A series of murals depicting Christopher Columbus' life and exploration displayed at the University of Notre Dame will be covered up, the university's president announced Sunday.
Oct 27, 2018 - 12:00 am .- Students at the University of Notre Dame have asked university administrators to block pornography on the university’s wi-fi networks.
Aug 7, 2018 - 07:00 pm .- The University of Notre Dame announced that it will not rescind the honorary degree conferred upon Archbishop Theodore McCarrick, whose resignation from the College of Cardinals was accepted July 28 by Pope Francis.
Feb 12, 2018 - 05:00 pm .- Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend issued a statement on Thursday criticizing the University of Notre Dame’s recent decision to provide “simple contraceptives” on its insurance plans for faculty and students.
Feb 9, 2018 - 02:00 pm .- After the University of Notre Dame announced it would fund  “simple contraceptives” in its insurance plan, one Notre Dame professor has criticized the move, calling it “a giant leap into immorality.”
Feb 7, 2018 - 03:46 pm .- The University of Notre Dame has announced that it will fund “simple contraceptives” through its insurance plan.
Jan 16, 2018 - 05:00 pm .- The 45th annual March for Life will take place in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 19, and hundreds of thousands of people are expected to attend. Many of the marchers will be students from Catholic universities, who will, in some cases, skip class to march for an end to abortion.
Nov 7, 2017 - 04:28 pm .- A little more than a week after announcing it would end birth control coverage for employees and students, the University of Notre Dame said Tuesday that its insurance provider will continue contraceptive coverage, albeit not funded by the university.
Nov 1, 2017 - 04:55 pm .- The University of Notre Dame has announced to its employees and students that it plans to end birth control coverage in 2018, following broad religious exemptions recently added to the federal contraceptive mandate.
May 22, 2017 - 02:08 pm .- U.S. Vice President Mike Pence challenged University of Notre Dame graduates on Saturday to promote human dignity and the sanctity of life in the workplace.
Mar 2, 2017 - 10:18 am .- U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will be this year’s commencement speaker at the University of Notre Dame, it was announced Thursday.
Sep 15, 2016 - 04:19 pm .- The 2016 presidential elections are particularly bad in the eyes of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia. He says they show the failures of American society and the need for Christians to be a different people.
Mar 15, 2016 - 05:04 pm .- Vice President Joe Biden's “gravely irresponsible” rejection of Catholic teaching on abortion and marriage should disqualify him from Notre Dame's Laetare Medal, the local bishop has said.
Mar 3, 2015 - 06:04 pm .- Pro-life leader, Catholic commentator, and University of Notre Dame law professor Charles E. Rice was commemorated at a requiem Mass Monday, as his friends and admirers remembered his “countless” contributions.